The Physical Tourist. Physical Sciences in Lisbon

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Abstract

We provide a two-day tour of Lisbon, Portugal, focusing on sites of scientific and technological importance, setting them within their historical contexts. On the first day we visit the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon, the building that successively housed the College of Nobles, the Polytechnic School, and the University of Lisbon Faculty of Sciences, and then go on to the Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva Museum and the Astronomical Observatory of Lisbon. On the second day we visit the Industrial Institute and Museum, the Geographical Society of Lisbon, the Jesuit College of Santo Antão, and the Technical Institute.
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Pages (from-to)335-367
JournalPhysics In Perspective
Volume14
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012

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